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Viva Voce discrimination and the need to document anecdotal experiences of Caste

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  Neha Whenever an issue of discrimination against marginalized students in higher educational institutions comes in to light, there are always narratives that are projected in mainstream space to deny casteism. Narratives that are thrown towards marginalized communities demanding answers from them rather than institutions taking accountability. Recently majority marginalized students applying for JNU’s PhD …

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Feminism is Brahminism

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Anu Ramdas This is the transcript of a preliminary talk on the topic of feminism is brahminism. First, thank you. It is so lovely to see all of you. Thank you for the opportunity. And I am not at all happy to be talking about this topic at such a time. Ever since I wanted …

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Appeal for Fund to Support the Family of Rashmi Ranjan Suna

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  Bahujan Students’ Front (BSF) Jai Bheem to all. We, Bahujan Students’ Front- University of Hyderabad, appeal to all concerned individuals and organisations to read this and come out with all possible help and support. BSF-UoH has initiated a fund collection towards financial support for Rashmi Ranjan Suna’s family. The fund will be collected in …

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Indian Academia and Institutional Injustice

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  B. Prabakaran JNU has been celebrated for critical thinking, political activism and regarded as one of the premier institutions for higher education and excellence in research. Students also strongly believe that campuses like JNU would be a ‘cultural mechanism’ for interactions within the student community coming from diverse social groups, and a resourceful platform …

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ಎರಡು ಸಾಂಸ್ಥಿಕ ಹತ್ಯೆಗಳ ನಡುವೆ..!

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  ಮಂಜುನಾಥ ನರಗುಂದ (Manjunath Naragund) ಕಾರ್ಲ್ ಮಾರ್ಕ್ಸ್ ನ “History repeats itself. First as tragedy, second as farce” ಎನ್ನುವ ಮಾತು ಸದ್ಯ ರೋಹಿತ್ ವೇಮುಲಾ ಮತ್ತು ರಜಿನಿ ಕ್ರಿಷ್ ಅವರ ಸಾಂಸ್ಥಿಕ ಹತ್ಯೆಗಳ ಚಿತ್ರಣಕ್ಕೆ ಸರಿಯಾಗಿ ಅನ್ವಯಿಸುತ್ತದೆ.ಇವರಿಬ್ಬರ ಆತ್ಮಹತ್ಯೆಗಳಿಗೂ ಮುನ್ನ ಇಂತಹವೇ ಹಲವು ಆತ್ಮಹತ್ಯೆಗಳು ವಿವಿಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ನಡೆದಾಗಲೂ ಅವು ಸೀಮಿತ ಚೌಕಟ್ಟಿನೊಳಗೆ ಬಂಧಿಯಾಗಿದ್ದವು. ಆದರೆ, ರೋಹಿತನ ಸಾಂಸ್ಥಿಕ ಹತ್ಯೆ ಎಲ್ಲ ಸೀಮಿತ ಸಂಕೋಲೆಗಳನ್ನು ಕಿತ್ತು ತನ್ನ ಒಳಸಂಕಟದ ಬೇಗುದಿಗಳನ್ನು ಜಗದಗಲ ತೆರೆದಿಟ್ಟಿದ್ದು …

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Rejecting Victimhood, Reclaiming Resistance

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  Joint pamphlet by BAPSA, SIO, YFDA on the occasion of Rohith’s Shahadat Din [Distributed for ‘Resistance March’ against Institutionalized Brahmanism on 16 January 2017 in JNU, New Delhi] The institutional murder of Rohith Vemula and the enforced disappearance of Najeeb Ahmad reveal that agents of Brahmanical Fascism in universities have selected students from marginalized …

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Yes, I am an Anti-National

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  Gurram Seetaramulu Nationalism is a hymn which is being chanted often by the modern societies. Especially in India, after the demolition of Babri Masjid such a notion has gained currency. At the same time, some groups have been trying to monopolise nationalism. In such a situation, nationalism has turned into an abstract thought called …

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Remembering Rohith, marching ahead for Rohith Act: HCUSU Election results 2016

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  Dr Manisha Bangar NVP BAMCEF The election results of HCUSU 2016 have brought glad tidings. Ambedkar Students Association, whose five member students including Rohith Vemula were suspended and which has been in the forefront of the #JusticeforRohith movement, has emerged as the second single largest students union. Congratulations go to Prashanth Dontha, Ms Kavya, …